Luke, played by Christian Cooke, is a teenager who discovers it's his "destiny" to fight "freaks". He forms a godfather-and-son team with fellow "vampire smiter" Rupert Galvin (Philip Glenister), fulfilling his legacy as "the last Van Helsing". Demonsincludes star turns from Mackenzie Crook, as a more sarcastic-than-scary vampire, Richard Wilson as a zombie priest, and Holly Grainger as a feisty sidekick-cum-love interest. This British Buffy remains enjoyable despite some nonsensical plotting and teenage stropping, but it's all fairly standard fang-fighting fare.
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